Speed Racer (1967–1968)
"Mahha GoGoGo" (original title)

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Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.

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Katsuji Mori ...
 Gô Mifune (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Speed Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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 Mom Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Grimes ...
 Chim-Chim / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Curtis ...
 Pops Racer / ... (52 episodes, 1967-1968)
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Teenager Gô Mifune aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.

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Faster, Speed!


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23 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Trivia

For its release to the United States as "Speed Racer", changes in names had to be carried out (main cast):
  • Speed Racer was originally known as Go Mifune


  • Trixie was was originally known as Michi Shimura


  • Pops Racer was originally known as Daisuke Mifune


  • Mom Racer was originally known as Aya Mifune


  • Spritle was originally known as Kurio Mifune


  • Chim-Chim was originally known as Sanpei


  • Sparky was originally known as Sabu


  • Inspector Detector was originally known as Detective Rokugo


  • and Racer X was originally known as Kenichi Mifune.


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Goofs

In several episodes, Speed is wearing a helmet in the long shots when he driving the Mach 5,but not in the close-ups. See more »

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[English theme song]
Chorus: Here he comes, here comes Speed Racer! He's a demon on wheels! He's a demon, and he's gonna be chasing after someone! / He's gaining on you, so you better look alive! He's busy revvin' up the powerful Mach Five / And when the odds are against him, and there's dangerous work to do / You bet your life Speed Racer's gonna see it through! / Go, Speed Racer! Go, Speed Racer! Go, Speed Racer, Go! / He's off and flying as he guns the car around the track / He's jamming down the ...
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The series title spins out of the wheel of the Mach 5. See more »

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Go speed go!

Who hasn't seen Speed Racer? One of my all time favorite cartoon shows from when i was growing up...great characters all around. Racer X, Spridal his pet Chim-Chim and Pops Racer all add up to an exciting half hour. The show centers around Speed Racer and his quest to be the fastest racer in the world, with his high tech personalized Mach 5, he saves the world from evil terrorists while still finding time to race in the circuit and see his girlfriend Trixie. Old Japanese animation at its best.


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